Lack of sleep is a major problem in the UK, in fact according to a report by the recent the research company Rand Europe, sleep deprived personnel cost the UK economy around £40bn per year.
According to the NHS one in three of us find it hard to get a good night’s sleep which they say is often caused by stress, computers and taking work home. They say that frequent nights of poor sleep can lead to medical conditions including obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Ways in which they suggest improving your quality of sleep include having a regular bed time and bedtime routine including blocking out day light with lined curtains, avoiding fizzy drinks, caffeine and smoking, not watching TV before going to bed, avoid having naps during the day, off loading any worries on a piece of paper to dissipate any feelings of anxiety.
The colour of our bedroom walls is also said to affect our quality of sleep, using soft tones such as blue hues can really help. Here are some properties we currently have for sale with peaceful bedrooms.